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Adrantus (Ancient Greek: Ἄδραντος), or Ardrantus or Adrastus, was a contemporary of Athenaeus in the 2nd or 3rd-century AD who wrote a commentary in five books upon the work of Theophrastus, entitled Περὶ Ἠθῶν, to which he added a sixth book upon the Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle.[1][2]


  1. ^ Athenaeus, xv. p. 673; e. with Schweighauser's note
  2. ^ Smith, William (1867), "Adrantus", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston, p. 20